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Also recall the BSM adverts...with a smiling suited instructor greeting an elegant Tory woman pupil.

Not really meant to recruit the riff-raff as would be drivers!

A group of various national companies seemed to dominate the various options of bus advertising...with the outside strip between decks being popular, for wider observation.

Some that spring to mind would be: Brylcreem, Hovis, Pearl Assurance, Wimsol et al...

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Robt P.

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Things you don’t see anymore (times 2) A 1945 photo of my aunt, wearing a turban and scrubbing her front door step on Queens Grove, Meadows. She dug her heels in and refused to move when the

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Talking of that area am still trying to find the route of the coal line that crossed the road to Hucknall...

Sure that we have discussed this, at some length, before...

Did I not convey the route from my 1927 OS map?

We also threatened to inspect the area, but never did!

Perhaps combine it with a group meet-up...attracting 2 attendees! pieinface

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Robt P.

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I remember the BSM adverts inside the trolleybus, the map of Britain had Scotland as a smiling face, that may have been why I ended up here!

I have wondered whatever happened to Mutton? Everything these days is sold as Lamb? What happens to the Adult sheep these days, do they all end up as dog food?

Owdtite. !hungr!

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My uncle was a driver trainer at Midland General! He worked all his life at the garage at Langley Mill - and lived about 1/4 mile away on Mansfield Road. They never owned a car because they always had free bus passes. They traveled Europe on the bus!

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@ a check up yesterday the dentist said my lad was the 1st kid under 16 he had seen without a filling or extraction this year !

I'm blaming Calpol & Coca-Cola & Walkers crisps & Maccy Ds & the popular Bulwell dummy from Greggs.

Quite sad really

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Vim or Ajax, the good old powder stuff that got your bath gleaming!!

Owdtite.

It used to clean my teeth up pretty good too!!!!! (Do you reckon I could report my mum to social services 40 years after the affect ???)

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I would still have them all if it hadn't been for the crap dentist I used to go to in 1982 on Manor road in Carlton (Near the fire station) She decided that a perfectly good little tooth I had growing out of line slightly wouldn't drop in to the gap properly so she advised me to have it removed. She did so (again a perfectly healthy tooth) and in doing so managed to break another perfectly healthy tooth that was perfectly in line. Then (quite literally) the rot set in, requiring it's removal too in 1984.

I eventually (After many complaints to the BDA) got a bridge fitted for free (over £1400 worth of work) in 1992. I got an infection in 2005 and it had to be removed and cleaned up . The local dentist (Here in Winsford) did it for free , but two months later it fell back out and I had to have another one built (This is sounding like the Second Severn bridge ....LOL) This one broke two years back and, our now Polish, dentist won't do anything about it !! leaving me with a gap bigger than the one at Watford.

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By gum!! I told the tooth , the whole tooth, and nothing but the tooth!!

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Kids 'conkering' nor taking part in the noble art. Shame!

Kids with a bunch of scrumped apples showed up their jumper.

Kids playing marbles in the streets.

Kids swapping collectors cards.

Kids playing 20-a-side football games with a tennis ball.

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Summer county Margarine.

I still have the advertisement song in my head. I also still remember all the words.

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With all this ash from the volcanic eruption , did we not used to get desert sand dropping in the UK ?

Or was it that cheese i ate & I've dreamt it ?

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What about the barell organ man and his monkey .Yes they really did exist

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